The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, is pleased to announce the continuation of Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year to honor exemplary educators in every region of the state!
- Nominations are open statewide through February 21, 2024
- Oregon Education Service Districts will select a winner from their region
- Regional Teachers of the Year will be honored across the state in May 2024!
- One of the Regional Teachers of the Year will be named the 2025 Oregon Teacher of the Year in September 2024!
Regional Teachers of the Year will receive a cash prize of $1000 and will be celebrated across the state. The 2025 Oregon Teacher of the Year will receive a $10,000 cash prize (with a matching $5,000 going to their school!) and serve as a spokesperson and representative for all Oregon teachers.
Anyone can nominate a teacher! All Oregonians are encouraged to nominate their favorite teacher today at: oregonteacheroftheyear.org